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Police detain man in VIP room scam

Macau’s Judiciary Police caught a man who was seeking to leave the territory following a scam in which he defrauded two Singaporean women by...

ED attaches properties of Santiago Martin’s associate

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached the assets of N. Jayamurugan, an associate of Santiago Martin, in connection to a Sikkim lottery scam, local...

Duplicate lottery tickets scam rocks Kochi city in Kerala

Forged lottery tickets have found their way to Kochi once again, with local police unable to bust local syndicates, local media reports. According to The...

ED moves to attach property of Santiago Martin

The Directorate of Enforcement has initiated steps to attach the property of lottery king Santiago Martin, alleging that his involvement in the illegal sale...

NCP was not aware of confidential lottery report

The NCP leader and former finance minister Jayant Patil has alleged he was not aware of a confidential report that exposed financial irregularities in...

Santiago Martin refutes attachment notice

Lottery kingpin Santiago Martin has petitioned the Kerala high court, seeking to refute the attachment notice issued by the Directorate of Enforcement under the...

NCP government sat on illegal lottery report during term

Maharashtra’s former government has been under fire for allegedly keeping a ‘confidential report’ under wraps during their term, causing the loss of millions of...

India’s ED attaches $18 million in assets over lottery scam case

Over Rs. 122 crores (US$18 million) has been identified by India’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection to the Karnataka Lottery scam case, local media...

Chinese police bust fake casino scam

Chinese police have arrested 218 suspects for allegedly luring Chinese residents to fake online casinos. Bernstein, which quotes a Guangdong police website, says the suspects...
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India’s CAG investigating alleged lottery malpractice in Mizoram

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) is investigating alleged lottery malpractices run by the Mizoram government, according to local media. The investigation of...
Solid Gaming

Knowledge trumps content in Asia’s complex i-gaming world

In Asia’s complex and diverse igaming landscape, having the right content means business success only if one more key ingredient is included - market knowledge. 

Australian market report: How to adapt to the new normal

Covid-19 forced the rapid and unexpected closure of venues across Australia, changing the operating environment with unprecedented speed and leaving managers scrambling to adapt...

ASEAN Gaming Summit postponed to 2021 Q2

Given the continued uncertainty and travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Asia Gaming Brief has decided to postpone this year’s ASEAN Gaming Summit...

Life After POGOs – AGB Pop-Up Forum

The Philippines and Asia's online gaming industry is going through uncertain times, with the gaming regulator seeing more and more operators leaving the country for greener pastures.
AGB Webinar - Acquiring and Retaining iGaming Customers

Acquiring & Retaining iGaming Customers

In this AGB Webinar Series, we covered the newest strategies for iGaming player acquisition and retention.
AGB Webinar Attracting Players, Not Fraudsters

Attracting players, not fraudsters

With sports betting restarting we are now seeing traffic levels return to pre-COVID levels. The same is unfortunately true for fraudulent activities as operators tempt players, both new and existing, with lucrative bonuses and attractive game offerings.
Winning The Future Chinese Tourist

Winning the Chinese Tourist & China Tourism Blacklist

The AGB Webinar hears from Professor Wolfgang Arlt of COTRI, Shirley Tam of Okada Manila and Desmond Lam of UMAC to discuss future expectations...
Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Malta

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Manila

Regulating the Game 2021

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Asia Gaming Briefings – Nov 2020 Edition

While nowhere in the world has escaped the economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis, Macau has been hit harder than most, with forecasts for gross domestic product to shrink more than 50 percent this year.
asia gaming briefings OCT 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Oct 2020 Edition

Before the Covid-19 crisis, tourism in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region was at a record high, on track to welcome 80 million visitors in 2019, generating some $90 billion in revenue.
asia gaming briefings Sep 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Sep 2020 Edition

IN FOCUS: SPORTS BETTING Ball games bounce back. Major sporting events are slowly ramping up around the world and with them the drama and surprises, not all of them good for sports betting operators.